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2019 USW HSE Memorial Scroll

A memoriam of those who died at USW and CWA work sites between March 27, 2018 and August 23, 2019. "Pray fo the dead. Fight like hell for the living." - Mother Jones

Safe staffing is essential!

Comprehensive safe staffing practices that recognize the vital role that every health care worker plays in delivering quality patient care is essential in order to make Kaiser Permanente the best place to work and receive care.

2018 USW HSE Conference: The New View of Safety with Todd Conklin

The New View of safety provides a fresh look at unsafe workplace conditions and resulting injuries to workers. Todd Conklin, speaking at the 2018 USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference on March 29, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA, provides an overview of the New View of safety to the 1600 conference participants. The presentation is informative and entertaining to help workers and employers provide better health and safety management at their workplace.

USW HSE Memorial Scroll 2018

A video scroll honoring the names of the USW/CWA brothers and sisters who fell victim to occupational fatalities from August 13, 2016 to March 5, 2018. May they rest in peace.

Westray: We Will Never Stop

May 9, 2017, marked 25 years since the Westray disaster and the USW, along with family members, elected officials and other unions gathered to commemorate the tragedy and continue the campaign to enforce the law.

USW In Memoriam 2014-2017

A list of the brothers and sisters who went to work and did not return home. From August 2014 - March 2017.

USW Memorial Scroll 2016

A memorial scroll to remember our fallen brothers and sisters. May 2015 to Aug. 2016.

Their Son was Killed on the Job

It's all about safety

USW oil workers have been forced into an unfair labor practice strike. The workers are fighting to secure fair contracts that will protect the health and safety of workers and communities. The oil industry is the richest in the world, but their greed and their bad faith bargaining has stalled efforts to improve conditions in their workplaces. The industry has refused to address serious health and safety issues.

One Day Longer. One Day Stronger.

February 6, 2015. United Steelworkers rally in downtown Houston after rejecting a contract offer. The companies' bad faith bargaining, including refusal to bargain over mandatory subjects and undue delays in providing information, impeded bargaining and led to the strike

Mulcair: Stop The Killing

Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair addresses the delegates at the 2014 United Steelworkers convention

Life in a Mining Town

USW International President, Leo W. Gerard, talks about what it's like to grow up in a mining town.

Still Out of Control

The story of corporate disregard for plant safety and public health in the petro-chemical industry.